There are a number of well-marked trails in all the principal islands viz Mahe, Praslin and La Digue. Hiking excursions for a day or half is usually a part of most travel itinery. It’s usually advised to take a guide for these hiking tours. Though the routes are mostly marked, a guide can explain the diversified flora and fauna while divulging into the details of the trail. The Copolia trail to the summit of Mount Copolia in the Morne Seychellois National park is one of them. Others include the Anse Major trail, Morne Blanc Trail, the trail to Morne Seychellois, the Vallee de Mai trail, Fond Ferdinand trail, Glacis Noire, the Coco-de-Mer trail and many more.
Location: Mahe,Praslin and La Digue
Cost: Hiking trails are free. Though you are free to tip the guide.
For: Some treks can be done with the entire family if not otherwise mentioned.
Why you should do it: Hiking is one of those activities that are free on this island and the amount of nature you explore is unbelievable.
Difficulty Level: Moderate to high
Tips: Though most of the trails are marked yet it’s always advised to take a guide along.